Theresa May handed retentions reform petitionSubscription
A delegation of construction industry bodies representing 355,000 businesses has delivered a petition to the prime minister calling for reform on payment practices and retentions.
RICS: Snowstorms had no impact on Q1 workloadsSubscription
Construction workloads held up in the first three months of the year but financial constraints continue to limit expansion, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
More than 500 tall buildings planned for LondonSubscription
The number of tall buildings planned for London has swelled to more than 500, with the potential to deliver more than 100,000 homes.
Retentions ban wins backing from 120 MPsSubscription
Dozens of MPs have come out in support of abolishing the existing retentions system, according to the Building Engineering Services Association.
Lagan Group acquired by Breedon in £455m dealSubscription
Construction materials giant Breedon has acquired rival Lagan Group in a deal worth £455m.
Kier reported a healthy rise in half-year profit and revenue this morning, while pointing to a positive full-year outlook.
Construction is arguably the sector of the UK economy most prone to insolvencies and bad debts.
Carillion’s demise into liquidation has not only disrupted and unsettled the UK’s construction and FM industries but has also dredged up the debate around the success of private finance initiatives.
Construction News editor Tom Fitzpatrick and associate editor Damon Schünmann visited Mipim to catch up with developers and contractors. Here are nine talking points from the Cannes conference.
Leo Quinn was notably relaxed in front of analysts today – even smiling at one point – as he unveiled the work he is doing to steer Balfour Beatty’s continued turnaround.
How envelope specialists have been hit by insurance hikes – and why they don’t know if today’s jobs will remain compliant.
Carillion has continued to hog the headlines in the past seven days but debate among CN readers has broadened to look at the wider implications and what needs to change.
Construction News readers have made their reactions clear this week following Carillion’s liquidation. Here are some of the key talking points from the comment sections of CN’s coverage.
Today marks the end of the government consultation on the practice of cash retentions under construction contracts.
How did it suffer such a catastrophic failure, what happens next and what will it mean for the industry?
Video: CN editor Tom Fitzpatrick and reporters Jack Simpson and David Price discuss what led to Carillion’s shock collapse.
Carillion has collapsed into liquidation proceedings today after months of financial difficulties. CN sets out five datasets that shed light on the build-up to its downfall.
As the fallout from Carillion’s collapse begins, CN looks at the public sectors in which Carillion is most extensively involved.
Deloitte’s statement of proposals has shed new light on the factors that drove the firm into administration.
Analysts sounded like they were auditioning to write Hollywood movie taglines this morning as news of Carillion’s fresh woes were revealed.
Building envelope specialist Lakesmere collapsed this month with 109 jobs lost. Through ex-workers, insiders and subcontractors yet to be paid, CN tells the story behind one of the industry’s biggest casualties of recent times.
Interserve to sell all its plant equipmentSubscription
McNicholas reports £36m loss for 2017Subscription
Women paid 30% less at top 10 contractorsSubscription
North Midland boss slams payment practicesSubscription
Lakesmere founder lost £15m in firm’s collapseSubscription
Single-stage deals on the rise as market coolsSubscription
Shaylor’s turnover jumps as margin hits 4.8%Subscription
Carillion design staff axed in latest job cutsSubscription
Carillion: Irish firm owed €8m on the brinkSubscription
Boss banned for hiding £1m to avoid paying debtsSubscription
Construction boss loans rocket to £548m in 2017Subscription
Keller buys £120m US contractor MoretrenchSubscription